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8/16/2013 10:15:00 AM
Donald L. McGehee
1928-2013

Donald L. McGehee, 85 of Stillwater, Oklahoma, passed from this life on August 7, 2013. Services were entrusted to the care of Palmer Marler Funeral Home and a service celebrating Don's life was held on Monday, August 12, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at the SunnybrookChristianChurchin Stillwater, Oklahoma with Rev. Randy G. McGehee officiating. Interment followed at Fairlawn Cemetery in Stillwater. Don was born February 4, 1928 in Red rock, Oklahoma. He was the son of Johnnie L. McGehee and Margaret F. (Paxton) McGehee. He grew up on a farm 4 miles east and 2miles south of Red Rock. He attended grade school at Long Branch, southeast of Red Rock and graduated from Red Rock High School in 1946. After graduation, he moved to Still- water and worked for the City Power Plant until 1954. He owned and operated Don's DX Service Station until 1959, then worked for Stillwater Supply Company and Bob Brown tire until 1977. He then went into the Home Construction busi- ness, retiring in 1997. He married Stella Imogene Mayfield on October 2, 1949 in Guthrie, Oklahoma. they were blessed with a son, Randy Gene and a daughter, Kimberlee Ann. He was a man of his word and he loved visiting with family and friends or anyone that came along.
His grandchildren were very important and he enjoyed keeping up with them and their activities. He was a long time member of Sun- nybrookChristian Church. Don was pre- ceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, son Rev. Randy Gene McGehee and his wife Diane of Florence, Italy, daughter, Kimberlee Ann Driskel and husband Matthew of Stillwater, one sister Evelyn Smith and husband Charles of Bartlesville, Oklahoma. Also survived by four grand- children, Erin "Katy" Servos and husband Nathan of Rayton, Missouri, Calley Anne Herth and husband Dustin of Okla- homa City, Oklahoma, Patrick O'Ryan McGehee and wife, megan of Garland, Texas and Britney Ranae Driskel of Still- water. Two great-grandsons, Sebastian and Cameron Servos of Raytown, Missouri, as well as several nieces and nephews and many friends. Inlieuofflowers,donationscan be made to Downs Syndrome Guild of Kansas City (DSG), in care of Palmer Marler Funeral Home, 5106 North Washington, Stillwater, OK 74075. Condolences can besent to the family via an online guestbook at www. pmcfh.com or on face- book at www.facebook.com/pmcfh







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